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WSPL Finance Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Job Description

Contribute to developing a ‘best in class’ finance function that thrives on ‘adding value’ and demonstrates continuous improvement   The role is one of three analyst/ accountant roles, and the individual must with the rest of the team including a Legal Entity Controller and a Head of Finance to ensure robust financial data within the General Ledger and deliver timely and accurate management information and reporting to support both BNYM Investment Management and the Walter Scott business. In short the role involves both financial control and business decision support. All individuals within the team report to the Head of Finance. Although individuals have defined roles and responsibilities, all individuals are expected to work as a team and minimize any key person dependencies.  

The Finance Analyst/ Accountant is responsible for ensuring all BAU reporting and accounting responsibilities assigned to them are delivered in a timely and accurate fashion – and importantly to enable development of new reporting elsewhere within the team. Going forward the individual will be expected to contribute to continuous improvement and areas of development.


  • Part-qualified/ newly qualified ICAS/ACCA/CIMA accountant
  • Excellent IT skills including intermediate to advanced MS Excel
  • Experience of Peoplesoft preferred 
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications
  • Good university degree

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Finance helps our internal clients outperform over time. At BNY Mellon, Finance serves our internal clients by providing world-class accounting operations and control and decision support while instituting world-class change management. Global Procurement is responsible for establishing the programs to acquire products and services for BNY Mellon by employing deep category knowledge and commodity expertise, coupled with an understanding of the needs of our businesses and business partner groups. The Corporate Treasury group is responsible for managing the investment portfolios and the liquidity and capital positions of the various subsidiary banks and of BNY Mellon.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Lothian Region-Edinburgh
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 54072
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1810668